Articles tagged 'sean williams'

Williams keeps Zimbabwe afloat 4 November 2018 SLYHET - The first day of Test cricket in Sylhet will be remembered for Sean Williams' fine 88, which frustrated the Bangladesh spinners yesterday. Zimbabwe ended the day on 236 for five, and possibly feeling happier than the home side. PJ Moor and Regis Chakabva, batting on 37 and 20 respe...
Zim out to tame Tigers 3 November 2018 HARARE - After back-to-back series whitewash against South Africa and Bangladesh, Zimbabwe will be hoping for a change in fortune when they take on the Tigers in the first Test today. Zimbabwe return to red ball cricket when they take on the hosts in Sylhet starting this morning with coach Lal...
Williams back in action for Zim 10 March 2018 BULAWAYO - All-rounder Sean Williams is poised to make his first appearance when Zimbabwe take on Hong Kong in a World Cup Qualifier encounter set for Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo this morning. The left-handed middle-order batsman missed the locals' two Group B matches- a 116-run win over Ne...
Zhuwao, Williams in qualifiers squad 24 February 2018 HARARE - Mashonaland Eagles big-hitter Cephas Zhuwao and Matebeleland Tuskers all-rounder Sean Williams have joined the Zimbabwe squad for the ICC World Cup Qualifiers scheduled to begin on March 4 across five venues. The two players were not named in the initial 15-player squad, but have been...
Williams out of Kenya, Afghan series 25 January 2018 HARARE - All-rounder Sean Williams will be out of action for at least five weeks after he broke his left finger during a batting practice session with his franchise Matabeleland Tuskers in Bulawayo on Tuesday. The development will see the left-arm spinner subsequently missing the incoming Zimb...
Williams snubs Afghan offer 7 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket all-rounder Sean Williams will no longer be taking part in the Shpageeza Cricket League in Afghanistan after opting to stay back home and work on his fitness. The 30-year-old left-hander had been drafted to play for Speenghar Tigers in the T20 competition in the war-t...
Williams' century flattens Canada 19 May 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe A cricket side have won their three-match series against Canada following yesterday's 78-run win in the second one-day game largely thanks to Sean Williams' unbeaten century. The hosts had won the first match last Tuesday by two wickets and they now carry an unassailable ...
Sean Williams relocates 22 September 2015 HARARE - Matabeleland Tuskers' all-rounder Sean Williams has joined Mid West Rhinos following his decision to relocate to Harare. The left-hander opted to drive half the distance between Bulawayo and Harare to play for the Kwekwe-based franchise side. Williams successfully made his return t...
Zim in unfamiliar territory 7 August 2015 HARARE - All-rounder Sean Williams does not remember a time when Zimbabwe were one match away from clinching an ODI series and wants to see the side come out guns blazing in today's decider against New Zealand. Now 28, Williams was barely 14 the last time Zimbabwe enjoyed a series win over a m...
We did our best - Cremer 7 August 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's main spinners Graeme Cremer and Sean Williams feel the team's bowling unit has been unfairly criticised following Tuesday's 10-wicket loss to New Zealand in the second ODI at Harare Sports Club. After winning the toss and electing to bat first, the hosts reached 235-9 large...
Trio back for NZ series 30 July 2015 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) limited overs captain Elton Chigumbura, allrounder Sean Williams and seamer Tinashe Panyangara are available to face New Zealand in Sunday's opening ODI at Harare Sports Club. Chigumbura was rested for the Twenty20 series decider against India earlier this month ...
Williams to tie the knot 11 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe cricket all-rounder Sean Williams is set to tie the knot with his fiancée Chantelle Dexter in Bulawayo this afternoon. The wedding is scheduled to start in the afternoon and will finish later in the night at Southern Comfort Lodge in the City of Kings and Queens. The weddi...
Williams keen to be main spinner 13 December 2014 HARARE - All-rounder Sean Williams says he is ready to step in the shoes of Prosper Utseya as Zimbabwe's main spin bowler at next year's World Cup.  29-year-old off-spinner Utseya was this week cleared to bowl in international cricket again by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after he w...
Personal pride must step aside 18 October 2014 HARARE - The media and more importantly, thousands of loyal and devoted cricket fans were left hanging until the day of departure before Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) finally unveiled the squad of 17 which departed on Thursday for their tour of Bangladesh. Rumour and speculation was rife about which p...
Williams devastated after axe 17 October 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's leading all-rounder Sean Williams says he is devastated after he was left out of the touring squad to Bangladesh following a fall-out with coach Stephen Mangongo. Williams was excluded from Zimbabwe’s extensive tour to the Asian country that includes three Test matches and ...
Williams, Ervine duped in Bangladesh 27 November 2013 HARARE – Zimbabwe cricket all-rounder Sean Williams and former national side batsman Sean Ervine were allegedly duped off their matches fees by their coach in the Bangladesh Premier Division. The two Zimbabweans, who turned out for Brothers Union in the Bangladesh domestic league, had their pa...
Money makes things happen 9 October 2013 HARARE – Events taking place in Bangladesh, where Zimbabwean cricketers are playing in that country's domestic league, seem to suggest that where there is money there is a way to perform to one's potential. Zimbabwe cricketers playing in the Bangladesh Premier Division have accounted themselve...
Zim cricketer fears life, rape threats 8 October 2013 BULAWAYO - Zimbabwe cricket star Sean Williams claims death and rape threats have been directed at him and his girlfriend Chantelle Dexter through Facebook. The 27-year-old all-rounder from Bulawayo, who recently signed a new central contract with Zimbabwe Cricket, pleaded with followers of a ...
Williams grabs a hat-trick in Bangladesh 1 October 2013 HARARE – Sean Williams' hat-trick ensured that Brothers Union remained on top of the log in the Dhaka Premier Division with a nine-wicket win over Kalabagan Cricket Academy on Monday. The Zimbabwean all-rounder finished with career best figures of seven wickets for 25 runs from seven overs. ...
Williams signs new ZC contract 9 September 2013 HARARE – Probably the storm is over and Sean Williams might bounce to the squad for the second Test match against Pakistan after accepting a 12-month contract with Zimbabwe Cricket on Wednesday. The Matebeleland Tuskers all-rounder opted out of the just ended first Test match that Zimbabwe los...
Williams pulls out of first Test 3 September 2013 HARARE – Sean Williams has pulled out of Zimbabwe's first Test against Pakistan because “he is not mentally fit to play” due to the ragging payment dispute with ZC.  The first of the two-match Test series begins at Harare Sports Club on Tuesday morning. The Matabeleland Tuskers left-handed ...
Clinical Zim level series 6 May 2013 BULWAYO - Sean Williams and Malcolm Waller inspired Zimbabwe to a six-wicket victory here yesterday over Bangladesh to level at 1-1 the Teletalk ODI series. Williams reached a new career best of 78 not out while Waller s unbeaten 38 helped carry the hosts over the finishing line with 13 balls to ...
Sean Williams 'regrets' quitting 6 September 2012 HARARE - Zimbabwe top-order batsman Sean Williams says he regrets quitting the national side and has set his sights on reviving his international career. The gifted 25-year-old left-hander walked out on the team after last year s Cricket World Cup in the Indian subcontinent in protest over late a...